Results from Ironman 70.3 Racine
Jessica Jacobs and Marko Albert earn victories.
Racing just a few hours from home in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Jessica Jacobs started with a 31:48 swim that put her in ninth, she then rode (2:22:46 – top split) her way up to the leaders and ran a race best 1:27:26 to win by six minutes and two seconds (4:26:04).
1. Jacobs, Jessica USA 4:26:04
2. Griesbauer, Dede USA 4:32:06
3. Sym, Christie AUS 4:33:10
4. Andrews, Kristin USA 4:33:22
5. Arendt, Jackie USA 4:33:53
Estonia’s Marko Albert posted a balanced attack in all three sports (23:04 swim, 2:10:19 bike, and 1:22:35 run) to win (3:59:23) by two minutes and forty-one seconds.
Three-time Ironman World Champion Craig Alexander showed that he too can have a bad day but he continued to race and finished 13th (4:16:32).
“Terrible race for me in Racine today. Legs very flat. I swear I was passed by a traffic cone. Congrats to the Estonian Express,” tweeted Alexander.
1. Albert, Marko EST 3:59:23
2. Ambrose, Paul USA 4:02:04
3. Reed, Tim AUS 4:04:27
4. Lampe, Joseph AUS 4:04:54
5. Stallard, Shanon NZL 4:06:48